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John Pawson: Make Life Simpler

John Pawson: Make Life Simpler

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The only comprehensive book about the fascinating life and work of the famous architectural designer John Pawson.

This visual biography brings together John Pawson's architecture, life, clients, travel, photography, design, books and ideas. Written by Deyan Sudjic, an architectural historian and longtime friend, it explores the breadth of Pawson's life, from his upbringing in Yorkshire and his time in Japan to the fashion years and the influence of art, offering a thoughtful and intimate look at his Life, his inspirations and his work.

It contains wonderfully compelling stories and anecdotes about Pawson's work with clients such as Bruce Chatwin, Calvin Klein, Karl Lagerfeld, Shiro Kuramata, Martha Stewart and many others. Containing documents, photographs and ephemera, including never-before-seen images from Pawson's personal and professional archives, the book is richly illustrated and is the definitive book on John Pawson.

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About Phaedo

Phaidon is the world's leading publisher of creative arts. They work with the world's most influential authors to produce innovative books on art, photography, design, architecture, fashion, food and travel, and illustrated books for children. Phaidon looks back on a long and successful history as an art book publisher with over 1,500 printed titles. In 2023 Phaedo will celebrate its 100th anniversary.

About the author

Deyan Sudjic is Director Emeritus of the London Design Museum and Associate Professor of Architecture and Design Studies at Lancaster University. Sudjic is co-founder of Blueprint magazine, was editor of Domus magazine and architecture critic for The Sunday Times, The Guardian and The Observer. He was director of the Venice Architecture Biennale and has curated exhibitions in Copenhagen, Istanbul and Seoul.

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Format: Hardcover
Size: 304 × 238 mm (12 × 9 3/8 in)
Pages: 296 pages
Illustrations: 230 illustrations
ISBN: 9781838666194
Language: English

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